1926 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1926 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1926 record 7–1 (3–1 Big Ten)
Head coach John Wilce (14th year)
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
Seasons
← 1925
1927 →
1926 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Michigan + 5 0 0     7 1 0
Northwestern + 5 0 0     7 1 0
Ohio State 3 1 0     7 1 0
Purdue 2 1 1     5 2 1
Wisconsin 3 2 1     5 2 1
Illinois 2 2 0     6 2 0
Minnesota 2 2 0     5 3 0
Indiana 0 4 0     3 5 0
Iowa 0 5 0     3 5 0
Chicago 0 5 0     2 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1926 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented Ohio State University in the 1926 Big Ten Conference football season. The Buckeyes compiled a 7–1 record. Bucks outscored opponents 196–43, but suffered a devastating one-point loss to Michigan, their fifth straight loss to the Wolverines.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 2 Wittenberg* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 40–0  
October 9 Ohio Wesleyan* Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 47–0  
October 16 vs. Columbia* Polo Grounds[1]New York, NY W 32–7  
October 23 Iowa Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 23–6  
October 30 at Chicago Stagg FieldChicago, IL W 18–0  
November 6 Wilmington (OH)* Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 13–7  
November 13 Michigan Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (Rivalry) L 16–17  
November 20 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL (Illibuck Trophy) W 7–6  
*Non-conference game.

Coaching staff[edit]

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